dangolka (CBS) — If the Patriots need to add a receiver forward of the Nov. Three commerce deadline, Bengals huge out John Ross may very well be a possible goal.
The fourth-year receiver is reportedly searching for a recent begin, and based on NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo, approached Cincinnati a couple of commerce after enjoying simply on snap towards the Colts on Sunday.
The No. 9 general decide in 2017, Ross has come up effectively wanting the expectations that go along with a receiver drafted that prime. He has simply two catches for 17 yards this season after being inactive for Weeks 3-5. He’s missed time resulting from accidents in every of his 4 NFL seasons, enjoying in simply 27 of a attainable 64 video games.
Ross, identified principally for his pace, had his finest season in 2019, catching 28 of the 56 passes that went his manner for 506 yards and three touchdowns. He caught a career-high seven touchdowns in 2018 over 13 video games.
Whereas his profession hasn’t been too spectacular, Ross continues to be simply 24. Invoice Belichick likes so as to add former first-round picks when the worth is correct, and Josh McDaniels might be able to discover the easiest way to make use of the speedy receiver.
Ross is on the ultimate 12 months of his rookie deal, so any group trying to purchase him in all probability received’t need to ship a lot to Cincinnati in return. However staying on the sphere has been a problem for Ross, so groups in all probability received’t wish to surrender a lot for his companies anyhow.